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Rosie Johanson

Redshirt Senior
Vancouver, British Columbia
Abbotsford Virtual School
High School
Rosie Johanson - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2020-21 (Senior Season)

  • ITA All-American in doubles
  • ITA Atlantic Region Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award, presented to student-athletes who have exhibited outstanding sportsmanship and leadership, as well as scholastic, extracurricular and tennis achievements
  • Earned the third All-ACC honors of her career, being voted to the third team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Named to the field of the NCAA Doubles Championship, partnering with Emma Navarro. It was her third selection to NCAA individuals after earning bids in singles and doubles her sophomore season
  • Ranked No. 47 in singles in the Preseason ITA rankings, finished the season ranked No. 102
  • Ranked as high as No. 21 in doubles alongside Emma Navarro during the season, finishing at No. 16 in the final rankings
  • Had the clinching victory on her senior day with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 win over Duke’s Margaryta Bilokin (3/27)
  • Finished the regular-season matches on a 12-match win streak in singles (4/10)
  • Went 12-1 in singles in the ACC (4/10)
  • Along with Emma Navarro, became the first players in program history to advance to the semifinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship
  • Won three matches in the doubles tournament before being edged 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (8) by Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun of Texas in the semis (5/27)
  • Ended the season with a 17-6 mark in singles and 14-14 in doubles
  • Ended her career with a 77-36 record in singles and an 80-44 mark in doubles
  • VaSID All-State First Team in doubles and singles
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 (RS Junior Season)

  • ITA Atlantic Region Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award recipient
  • Posted a 10-7 mark in singles that included six wins in dual action
  • Reached a season-high singles ranking of No. 35 twice in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings
  • Posted an 18-3 mark in doubles action, including a 12-2 mark in duals and when partnered with Glozman
  • Reached a season-high doubles ranking of No. 41 with Glozman
  • Defeated No. 13 duo of Daniel/Reami with Glozman to help claim a dual win at No. 3 NC State (3/1)
  • Advanced to the semifinals at the ITA Atlantic Regional in doubles with Subhash
  • Defeated No. 4 Alexa Graham in singles action at the Kitty Harrison Invitational as the highest-ranked win of the season in singles
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 (Junior Season)

  • Sat out the year rehabbing an injury

2017-18 (Sophomore Season)

  • All-ACC First Team selection
  • Ranked as high as No. 32 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings and No. 7 in doubles
  • Selected to compete in NCAA Singles Championship and in NCAA Doubles Championship with Meghan Kelley
  • ITA Atlantic Region Doubles Championship with Kelley
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Fall Championships in doubles
  • Finished as ITA Atlantic Region runner-up in singles
  • Advanced to the Round of 32 at the ITA Fall Championships
  • 22-13 in singles play, with a final ranking of No. 35
  • Competed primarily at No. 1 singles for the Cavaliers
  • Posted a singles win over ACC Player of the Year Estela Perez-Somarriba of Miami to help UVA to the win over the
    No. 19 Hurricanes
  • 27-11 record in doubles with Kelley with a final ranking of No. 25
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016-17 (Freshman Season)

  • ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
  • All-ACC Second Team
  • VaSID Rookie of the Year
  • Posted a team-leading 28-10 mark in singles play
  • Went 16-6 in dual match play, splitting time at No. 1 and No. 2 singles
  • Went 9-4 at No. 1 singles and 7-2 at No. 2 singles with a 6-5 record against nationally-ranked opponents
  • Finished the season ranked No. 65 in the ITA singles rankings
  • Posted a 21-16 mark in doubles play
  • Went 17-12 in doubles with Meghan Kelley, including 12-9 in dual play and 8-4 in ACC


  • Competed with the Canadian Fed Cup Team U14 and U16
  • Claimed four ITF junior titles, two grade 4s and two grade 5s
  • Doubles winner at the Winnipeg 25k in 2014
  • Doubles winner at the Victoria 10k in 2015
  • Two-time U18 Junior Nationals doubles champion
  • Also a U18 Junior Nationals singles champion
  • U16 Junior Nationals singles winner
  • Singles and Doubles Champion at the Washington State Open
  • Helped her team claim a silver medal at the Canada Games
  • Tennis British Columbia Junior Female Athlete of the Year in 2013
  • Also played soccer and ran track, setting the 1500m record holder at Fraser Valley


  • Daughter of Mike and Sarah Johanson
  • Born in England
  • Has two siblings
  • Uncle won Stanley Cup with the Detroit Red Wings
  • Grandfather was an Olympic pole vaulter
  • Recipient of the Virginia Athletics Foundation endowed scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year
  • Is enrolled in the Curry School of Education pursuing a masters of education in educational psychology
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2016-17 28-10 16-6 8-5 21-16 12-10 8-5
2017-18 22-13 12-7 8-6 27-11 13-8 5-7
2018-19 Did Not Compete
2019-20 10-7 6-7 3-3 18-3 12-2 6-0
2020-21 17-6 17-4 12-1 14-14 11-9 5-6
Career 77-36 51-24 31-15 80-44 48-29 24-18
2021 NCAA Doubles Semifinalists and All-Americans Emma Navarro and Rosie Johanson